John Sheffield (1648-1721 / England)
John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, KG, PC (8 September 1647 – 24 February 1721), was a poet and notable Tory politician of the late Stuart period, who served as Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council.
John Sheffield was the only son of Edmund Sheffield, 2nd Earl of Mulgrave, and succeeded his father as 3rd Earl in 1658. At the age of eighteen he joined the ... more »
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